Online career colleges flunk common sense

The most common model of college attendance is that a young person who graduates from high school and heads directly to college, perhaps taking a year off in between to work, take a “13th class.”

Dishonoring success: Street cred, bling and civil rights

If you want a provocative comment about the Black community, turn to Charles Barkley

When does one become ‘Black enough’ or ‘too Black?

Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl-winning quarterback Russell Wilson published a revealing article a month ago on ThePlayersTribune.com in which he discussed being a bully in grade school.

“Community standards” and Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson made his first court appearance last week. It is now widely known that he was indicted for behavior that not only is not a crime in Texas, it is specifically protected.

WeVote: Proposition 8

Residents of the city of Dallas will have an opportunity to vote to increase the compensation for the mayor and council members during this election period.

Blacks are key to election victory

Although Latinos are growing at a faster rate than any other ethnic group in the United States, they will have less of an impact on whether Democrats retain control of the Senate than African Americans, according to a study of ...

Celebrate civil rights on Nov. 4

Earlier this month the Supreme Court launched another in a series of attacks on the voting rights of all Americans.

Africa is much more than poverty, pestilence

When I think of Africa, I think of a continent where civilization began, an enormous land-mass filled with ancient civilizations, rich cultures and sandy beaches

TPA’s statewide elections endorsements

It is an irrefutable fact those who seek to disenfranchise and abrogate our liberties and attainments, our political victories and strides are well-organized and steadfast.

WeVote, it makes a difference

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in his “Give Us the Ballot” address at the Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom in Washington, D.C. on May 17, 1957, urged the president of the United States and U.S. Congress to ensure voting rights for ...

U.S. trails over 100 countries in voting

Lost in the frenzy to erect barriers to voting, including reducing the hours available for early voting and imposing strict voter ID requirements, is the embarrassing fact that the United States lags behind more than 100 countries in the percentage ...

Changes made at Dade Middle School

I know first-hand the power of public education. I grew up facing a number of the same challenges our students do

Are we voting for the party or the person?

We say we have “voting power,” but we have settled merely for the “power to vote.”

Democrats bash Obama yet want Black vote

Here are a few election-time questions to think over: Why in the world do Democrats think they can bash President Obama and his policies and still win Black votes?

Ebola’s other consequence: Conservative fear-mongering

The world is rightly on edge over the latest appearance of the lethal Ebola virus.